SIDE BY SIDE. Northern Nash's Mackenzie Proctor (right) runs beside a Cleveland performer during relay action at the Class 3-A East Regional Track and Field Championships.
WILSON -- One final hurdle was destined to test Nash County athletes in their collective quest to reach the Class 3-A State Track and Field Championships.
In order to make it to the states, athletes needed a Top-Four finish at last Saturday's East Regionals, which were held at Wilson Fike High School.
Once again, Nash County will have a prolific presents at the state event, slated for this Friday beginning with field events at 9 a.m. at North Carolina A&T State University's Aggie Stadium in Greensboro.